Penzi la Pass
Penzi la pass, which is about 160 Km from Kargil and at an altitude of 4400m, is the highest point on the Kargil – Zanskar road.
This pass is more of a table land and, unlike Zojila, has plenty of flat areas.
Outpost used by the army when clearing the snow off the roads
There are two small, turquoise, high altitude lakes with fantastic views of the surrounding permafrost mountains.
Wind erosion at work